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Buono panini bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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All items are also available in decaf
Single Espresso
Double Espresso
Ice Coffee
Buono Latte
Espresso, steamed‏ milk, caramel, & chocolate fudge, topped w/ whipped cream
Caramel Latte
Espresso, steamed milk, caramel, topped w/ whipped cream
Cafe Mocha
Espresso, steamed milk, chocolate, topped w/ whipped cream
Espresso, steamed milk, topped w/ foam, cocoa, cinnamon & chocolate
Cafe Latte
Espresso & steamed milk
Regular $1.50
Large $1.75
Buono blend, decaf, featured blend
Available in decaf
Hot Chocolate
Chai Tea Latte
Black tea, honey, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, steamed milk
Regular & diet
Iced Tea
Energy Sparkling Juice
Add a side salad for 2.99
Chicken $7.99
Veal $9.99
Salad $+2.99
Marsala Chicken
hand cut medallions w/ sautéed wild mushrooms finished in a sweet, Italian marsala sauce
Chicken $7.99
Veal $9.99
Salad $+2.99
Piccata Chicken
Sautéed medallions w/ capers in white wine lemon sauce
Chicken $7.99
Veal $9.99
Salad $+2.99
Parmigiano Chicken
Lightly sautéed chicken or veal cutlets w/ tomato sauce & mozzarella cheese
Salad $+2.99
Eggplant Al Forno
Baked, sliced layered eggplant, topped w/ tomato sauce & mozzarella cheese
Salad $+2.99
Chicken Broccoli & Ziti
Sautéed medallions of chicken w/ fresh broccoli, creamy cheese sauce & ziti pasta
Salad $+2.99
Fettuccine Primavera
Sautéed, julienne sliced fresh vegetables tossed w/ garlic & white wine crème sauce
Salad $+2.99
Sausage & Chicken Cacciatore
tenders of chicken & Italian sweet sausage, peppers, onion, mushrooms & a touch of wine in a marinara sauce-served over linguine
Salad $+2.99
Linguine w/ Meatballs
home made Italian seasoned meatballs served w/ linguine & tomato sauce
Salad $+2.99
Shrimp Scampi or Fradiavlo Over Linguine
Lightly sautéed shrimp in a garlic lemon or spicy tomato sauce served over linguine
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
American, Armenian, Italian, Eastern European
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

My husband and I went out with another couple and tried Buono Panini for the first time Saturday night. Every part of the evening was outstanding! The atmosphere was lovely, the table clothed booths were large enough for four and the lighting created the perfect...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Mclaughlinj
Reviewed January 30, 2017

In Salem for a night and was looking for an Italian restaurant to eat dinner. After trying three other Italian restaurants in the area with 2+ hour waits we called and they said they were on the slower side. The name of the restaurant made...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank capecodt
Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

I've been here for lunch 5 or 6 times now. I'll keep coming back, as their food is always fresh and delicious. Italian dishes are out of this world! Panini sandwiches better than anywhere else. You simply can't go wrong here.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Bill P
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

We met another couple there, and sat at the bar. We ordered scallops n bacon, stuffed mushrooms, eggplant special appetizer, calamari and shrimp cocktail. Everything was awesome. Do not the the outside of the building scare you away.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank HaverhillMA
Reviewed September 26, 2016

May cousin recommended this restaurant. I hadn't been there since it had opened a few years back. I went recently with a group. The waitress was very nice and eager to please. We waited from a couple of women joining us so a couple of...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Christine K
Buono P, Manager at Buono panini bistro, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2016

Thank you for coming in & trying Buono Panini!! I'm so glad you all enjoyed your meals. I wish I knew about the soup. I would of taken care of that for you. I hope to see you soon. Thank you for the review!!

Reviewed September 15, 2016

We had a Saturday lunch at this restaurant, They have a pretty extensive menu, but we enjoy their panini sandwiches, which are delicious. I had the Tuscan Turkey. My husband had the Eggplant Parm, which was equally good. The sandwiches are served with a side...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank barharborvisitor
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was old and in need of some severe updating. Our waitress was sweet and prompt despite being the only server on. I had the lunch portion of shrimp scampi over angel hair pasta. It tasted good and my portion was enough to take...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank laurafromNH
Buono P, Owner at Buono panini bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2016

Thank you for coming in!!! We're trying to update, but unfortunately we don't own the building & we try our best to make the inside look beautiful.

Reviewed July 29, 2016

Hubby started with the Caesar Salad, which is always good. Then he got the steak tips with shrimp. He asked for the broccoli steamed soft which was perfect. Mashed potatoes needed more seasoning (more butter, salt and pepper). I got the shrimp alfredo which was...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank DollyXX
Buono P, Manager at Buono panini bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2016

Thank you for coming in & the wonderful review!!! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 24, 2016

Usually when I try a new Italian restaurant, I try something simple like spagetti or lasagne. If they mess it up, I will not return. I had the lasagne and was pleasantly suprised how good it tasted. This retuarant has changed hands so often, that...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Brian V
Buono P, Manager at Buono panini bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2016

I'm so glad you enjoyed your meal. Thank you for the review!! I hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten at most of the area restaurants and this might be our new favorite! The staff was extremely friendly and helpful while the food was extremely tasty. Everything tasted fresh and the specials were creative. Prices were reasonable and the...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Josh G
Buono P, Manager at Buono panini bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2016

I'm so glad you enjoyed the food & thank you for the great review!! I hope to see you again.

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